New Brake Job But The Brakes Are Still Scraping


Old 03-14-07, 09:20 PM
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New Brake Job But The Brakes Are Still Scraping

Im Hearing Metal On Metal When I Push On The Brake. I Just Got A Brake Job Like 5 Days Ago. I Dont Understand Why This Is Happening, Does Anyone Have Any Clue? The Mechanic Said Something About Synthetic Brake Pads And I Dont Even Know What That Means. Dodge Neon 2005 Is My Car.
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Old 03-15-07, 09:44 AM
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Welcome to the diy forums!

Did the mechanic ride in the car to hear the scraping sound?

Did you just get front brakes? were the back brakes inspected/replaced? rotors or drums turned?
Old 03-15-07, 04:35 PM
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Synthetic???..........Or CERAMIC????.............Look inderneath and check to see if the backing plate is contacting the rotor..........very common problem
Old 03-15-07, 06:21 PM
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Sounds To Me Like You May Have A Stone Stuck Somewhere Check Your Backing Plate By Getting A Large Screw Driver And Pushing It Away From The Rotor From Through The Wheel.

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